Chilkat Protector Mask (2021)
Thigh-spun Merino Wool and Cedar Bark Warp, Merino Wool Weft Yarns, Copper Cones (Woven using Chilkat finger-twined techniques)
EXHIBITION:June: Tradition Keepers
For hundreds of years, Chilkat dancing blankets have recorded history, clan migration and stories for the indigenous peoples of the Northwest Coast. “Chilkat Protector” serves as a record of this time. We took care of each other, we survived. We are still weaving.
Here is a 37-second youtube video on Chilkat Protector that you can share,
if you like: https://youtu.be/